Vehicle Tactics, Angles & Considerations (VTAC)

Vehicle Tactics, Angles & Considerations (VTAC)

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16 hours

Responding and reacting to contact while in a vehicle is high risk. This course builds on the principles of contact engagement, focusing on topics that increase survivability in fighting from vehicles. Whether you are a solo operator or part of a team, the techniques learned here will advance standard knowledge and provide you with a greater confidence to respond to and engage contacts efficiently.

Participants will learn to utilize their surroundings to gain the upper hand while recognizing and managing the high risk engagement with contact, in and around vehicles.

This is a course which encourages open dialogue and team learning.

Topics to include:

  • Review the fundamentals of weapons manipulations
  • How to efficiently draw and engage multiple targets at varied angles while seated
  • Considerations for weapons manipulations while in confined spaces
  • Considerations for how to get in and out of vehicles effectively (bail out drills)
  • Considerations when using a vehicle as cover/concealment
  • Engaging single and multiple targets from orthodox and unorthodox positions
  • Surviving Contact – what to do when you’re getting shot at
  • Moving to and utilizing cover after/during engagement
  • Disabled response to contact – when and where to perform self-aid trauma care
  • Solo operator & 2+ person team tactics

Kit list:

  • Minimum 800 rounds service pistol ammunition
  • Service pistol
  • Typical on-duty (or training) attire including body armour and plate carrier if issued. If the member is in a PC role then civilian attire is okay
  • Duty Belt and Holster (Serpa or any trigger-finger-actuated holster not permitted)
  • Individual First Aid Kit (IFAK) including TQ (CAT Gen 7 or SOFT-T recommended)
  • Eye and Ear protection
  • Hydration, Nutrition
  • Recommended: Knee Pads and Gloves
  • Recommended: Repair and spare kit, multi-tools, CLP
  • Recommended: Paper, Pen and Stuff (PPnS)